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The Kapparos Campaign: A Good Example of What’s Wrong with Single-Issue Campaigns

On June 12, 2014, I spoke on a panel at the New York City Bar Association as part of a panel on Kapparos, which involves ritual use of chickens. An animal advocate, Karen Davis of United Poultry Concerns, gave a presentation in which...Show More Summary

Stop lying! Enviros are fed up with false ads about Obama’s power plant rules

The National Mining Association is playing inaccurate radio ads, so a coalition of green group is asking the FCC to investigate.

The fight is on: Obama’s climate rules aren’t out yet, but both sides are already slugging

The Chamber of Commerce claims the rules will result in economic losses of $50 billion a year. Enviros and the Obama admin say that's baloney.

Houston Planned Parenthood Caught Attempting to Hide Botched Abortion in 911 Call

By now abortionists around the nation are well aware that Operation Rescue and other pro-life organizations are accessing public 911 records to verify and document abortion-related medical emergencies that are often witnessed by street activists outside American abortion clinics. Show More Summary

John Redwood MP and David Hart QC debate environmental rules

Is environmental regulation unnecessary and is it crippling our economy? This was the debate which raged last Thursday between a senior Conservative backbencher and one of our regular 1 Crown Office Row contributors to the blog – thanks to the UK Environmental Law Association who organised it and city law firm Simmons & Simmons who […]

Democratic Lawmaker: Aborting Down Syndrome Babies is Okay Because Jesus Would be “Pro-Choice”

Pierre, SD (LiveActionNews) — Last year, North Dakota became the first state to ban the abortion of babies with Down syndrome. It was a small but important step in protecting the lives of those with disabilities, who are often the most vulnerable among us. Unborn children prenatally diagnosed with a disability are, without question, the […]

Fracking infrastructure? Not in my backyard, says Exxon CEO

Public utility Cross Timbers Water Supply Corp. has had the nerve to plan a water tower right next to Rex Tillerson’s own horse ranch!

Pro-Life Group Criticizes Only Republican to Vote Against Ban on Tax-Funded Abortions

Faith Family Freedom Fund, a super PAC associated with the Family Research Council (FRC), launched a radio ad campaign today targeting Rep. Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) for voting against the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014. The radio ad will run on four radio stations across Rep. Hanna’s district: […]

Responding to the “I’m Pro-Life But…” Arguments for Abortion

I was asked to give an apologetics speech at the Students for Life of America 2014 West Coast National Conference. I was given a title, “I’m Pro-Life, But…” that I was allowed to do anything I wanted with, so I chose to respond to these four common statements and questions: “I’m pro-life, but people tell me I come […]

Vatican Blasts UN Panel Demanding it Change It’s Position Against Abortion

The Vatican (CFAM/LifeNews) — The Vatican accused a UN committee of interfering with Church doctrine and violating religious freedom after it was asked to change its teaching on abortion and homosexuality. The Church should change its teaching on abortion, according to a UN committee that monitors the rights of children. The Church should no longer […]

Battle to Rebrand NFL 'Redskins' About More Than Just Name

Fri January 31, 2014 Battle to Rebrand NFL 'Redskins' About More Than Just Name By Marc van Gurp This campaign from Oneida Indian Nation is about the use of the name and the mascot of the NFL team Redskins.  The name of Washington’s NFL team has become a prominent civil rights issue. Show More Summary

Meet the anti-government conspiracy theorist behind GOP environmental policy

By day, Doyel Shamley helps congressional staffers understand natural resource law. By night, he's an Illuminati conspiracy theorist.

Most “Pro-Choice” People Really Don’t Know What They Believe About Abortion

I continue my response to a listener who asks: “Why are we trying to be so careful to accurately describe other people’s positions? They do just fine describing it for themselves.” This is my second post in a series that responds to follow-up questions about a recent discussion I led on Life Report on what […]

Tip for Pro-Lifers Debating Abortion: Accurately Describe People’s Positions

I respond to a listener who asks “Why are we trying to be so careful to accurately describe other people’s positions? They do just fine describing it for themselves.” My next few posts will be responding to followup questions regarding a recent discussion I lead on Life Report on what terms to use in abortion […]

Abortion Doc Injures Two Women in Botched Abortions in Four Days

An eyewitness has reported that he observed an ambulance outside LeRoy Carhart’s Bellevue, Nebraska, abortion clinic on November 30, 2013, and that the woman transported may have suffered complications from a second-trimester abortion. Show More Summary

Obama Leaves Out “Under God” in Recitation of Gettysburg Address

President Barack Obama has a history of downplaying thanks to God at important occasions and new reports indicate he did it again during a recitation of the Gettysburg Address. According to a report in Brietbart News, Obama omitted the words “under God” from the Gettysburg Address when reciting speech for a documentary historian Ken Burns […]

George W. Bush: Building The Keystone XL Pipeline Is A ‘No-Brainer’

On Thursday, former President Bush sat down to speak to more than 2,500 oil and gas industry leaders at the DUG East conference in Pittsburgh, PA. Among the topics he covered was the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, though Mr. Bush could not see why the pipeline was ever even a question. Show More Summary

George W. Bush on Keystone XL: "Build the Damn Thing"

Make private companies happy. Don’t worry about the environment. Stop fretting about long-term sustainability. Forget renewables, property concerns, the safety of our water and air. Make private companies happy. This was the 43rd president's...Show More Summary

Do 1 Thing to Save Energy at Home: Change a Light [Infographic]

Little acts do add up over time, and they're much easier to turn into habits than big changes. ENERGY STAR is celebrating the power of small acts with its "Do 1 Thing ENERGY STAR" campaign. This week's theme: lighting.

DeSmog Responds to Misleading Allegations From Edelman and Alliance For Northwest Jobs & Exports

The Alliance for Northwest Jobs & Exports issued a misleading statement to the Seattle Times in response to last week's guest post by contributor Mike Stark: Why Are Coal Industry PR Pros Laughing About Climate Change in Private Talks on Export Terminals? The Alliance statement accused Mr. Show More Summary

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